Black Hills State University alums and father, son, Donovin Sprague and Rylan Sprague recently published their book “Standing Rock: Lakota, Dakota, Nakota Nation.”
“Standing Rock: Lakota, Dakota, Nakota Nation” is a contemporary book that showcases the most recent history of the Standing Rock Reservation through photographs. The oldest photos in the book date from the 1930s.
Smooth jazz and century-old music are part of the upcoming Black Hills State University music concerts.
The BHSU jazz ensemble will perform Thursday, Nov. 12, at 7:30 p.m. and the Dakota Chamber Orchestra will perform on Sunday Nov. 15, 2:30 p.m. Both events will take place in the Clara & Josef Meier Hall on the BHSU campus and are free and open for the public.
Black Hills State University was named to Victory Media’s 2016 Military Friendly Schools, recently. This is the sixth consecutive year BHSU has made the list.
The Military Friendly Schools is awarded to the top 15 percent of higher educational institutions that do the most to embrace military students and to dedicate resources to ensure academic success.
The Black Hills State University Honors Program and Honors Club will host the second annual Furball to raise money for the West River Spay/Neuter Coalition.
The Furball is a masquerade and silent auction event. The Furball is Friday, Nov. 13 at 6 p.m. at the Holiday Inn in Spearfish. There will be a cash bar, appetizers and music, along with a silent auction. Admission is $5 and organizers encourage the community to attend.
Black Hills State University was named to the Military Times’ Best for Vets: Colleges 2016 for the third consecutive year.
Military Times selects schools based on an array of services, accommodations and financial incentives offered to students with military ties. Universities are also selected based on its veteran culture on campus.
Fans of the science fiction game Dungeons and Dragons will watch it come to life during the Black Hills State University theatre production “She Kills Monsters.”
“She Kills Monsters” theatre performances will be Thursday, Nov. 19, Friday, Nov. 20 and Saturday, Nov. 21 at 7:30 p.m. in Woodburn Theatre on the BHSU campus. The show includes strong adult themes and adult language.
The Black Hills State University International Student Organization (ISO) is ready to begin Curiosity Week, a weeklong event that invites the BHSU community to simply, be curious.
The International Student Organization spearheaded Curiosity Week, Nov. 7-14, and was supported by a variety of BHSU student organizations and offices.
Several Black Hills State University students and faculty are at Botho University in Botswana, Africa this week presenting research.
Three BHSU science students and one recent alum will attend the Botho University International Research Conference (BUIRC), Nov. 5-6.
A group of Black Hills State University students, faculty and staff met with the South Dakota State Bar, recently.
Officials from the South Dakota State Bar met with students interested in pursuing a law degree, answering questions on law school requirements, what to expect when in law school and what career options there are with a law degree.
Featuring aristocracy, or elaborate costuming, beautifully performed Christmas songs, something about the food and medieval Renaissance atmosphere - the community is invited to 10th annual Madrigal Dinner presented by the Black Hills State University music department.
Tickets are now available for the Madrigal Dinner, a BHSU fundraising event and will take place Dec. 3-5, Meier Hall at 6:30 p.m. Tickets for the event, including dinner, are $40 each. The proceeds will go toward the BHSU choir and the Friends of Music Scholarship funds.
Community members are invited to the Black Hills State University International Food Festival Saturday, Nov. 7 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at The Hive in the BHSU Student Union. Representatives from 17 countries will be serving food, playing traditional music and students will be available to showcasing memorabilia and information from their home countries.
The third annual event is sponsored by the International Student Organization (ISO) and presented by international exchange students who will cook traditional meals and serve them to students and the community.
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Tuesday, August 30, 2016